Coronavirus pandemic: Global daily deaths, infections fall
Published: 10:33 AM, 2 January 2021 Updated: 03:37 PM, 2 January 2021
In the last 24 hours, 561,913 people have been diagnosed with coronavirus around the world while 9,470 died from the pandemic. The United States has registered the highest number of deaths from the pandemic and infections during the period.
As of Saturday morning (02-01-2021), a total of 84,377,385 people has been diagnosed with the virus worldwide, as the death toll rises to 1,835,234 while 59,639,408 patients have recovered, according to Worldometers data.
The US, the worst-hit country in the world, has registered 2,129 deaths and 166,044 new cases in the last 24 hours. The country is still at the top in coronavirus deaths and infections. A total of 356,445 people died in the country due to the pandemic and 20,617,346 have been infected so far.
Mexico has seen the second-highest death toll of 910 in the last 24 hours, raising the death toll to 125,807. The total number of cases has exceeded 1,426,094 with 12,159 new infections.
The UK has registered the third-highest death toll of 613 during the time. With this, the tally of fatalities from the pandemic has risen to 74,125 in the country. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 2,542,065 as 53,285 new cases were confirmed during the period.
In Russia, 536 more people have died from Covid-19 in the last 24 hours, increasing the death toll from the pandemic to 57,555. Besides, the tally of infections has surged to 3,186,336 as 27,039 new cases were confirmed during the period.
The North American country of Brazil has reported 24,605 new coronavirus cases, taking the overall caseload to 7,700,578. The death toll due to COVID-19 climbed to 195,441 with 465 people succumbing to the disease in a span of 24 hours.
The coronavirus, that first reported in China late last year, is now affecting 218 countries and territories around the world and two international conveyances.